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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

    Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)

    Sommer Wolken

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
    Sommer Wolken
    signed 'Feininger' (lower left), titled 'Sommer.Wolken' (lower center) and dated '19 8 27' (lower right)
    watercolor and pen and India ink on paper
    11 1/8 x 16 in. (28.3 x 40.6 cm.)
    Executed on 19 August 1927


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    Achim Moeller has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Alfred H. Barr, Jr., New York.
    Jerry Herman, New York.
    Acquired by the present owners, by 1986.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of George L. and Dorothy A. Sturman


    Exhibited

    New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1929.
    Northhampton, Massachusetts, Smith College Museum of Art, 1934.
    Tucson Museum of Art, Twentieth Century Works on Paper: The Sturman Collection, November 1986-January 1987 (illustrated in color on the cover).